New Education Policy | Medium of instruction to be mother tongue or regional language till Class V.

New Delhi: The Cabinet also approved changing the name of the HRD Ministry to Education Ministry.

The Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has approved the New Education Policy (NEP). The decision was taken at the Cabinet meet on Wednesday.

The Cabinet also approved changing the name of the HRD Ministry to Education Ministry.

The draft New Education Policy 2019 was made public in June last year and the government sought suggestions from various stakeholders, including public till July 31, 2019. The draft faced stiff opposition from various quarters over its three-language formula, four-year B.Ed programme, board examination for Classes V and VIII, among others. The Union Ministry is learnt to have made some changes in the draft.

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